April 23, 2015 - Industry News
The trucks’ newly released NHTSA scores come just one week after the Ford F-150 SuperCrew also drew the best-possible overall rating.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Crash Tests, Ford, 2015-MY, NHTSA
April 22, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. Postal Service has chosen 15 possible manufacturers to build its next-generation delivery vehicle, including Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford, Nissan, and Freightliner.
Tags: USPS, Delivery Fleets, Ford, Nissan, Freightliner, FCA US, Vehicle Modifiers
April 21, 2015 - Global News
Ford previewed the new Ford Tourneo for China’s premium MPV market at Auto Shanghai 2015.
Tags: China, Ford, Shanghai Auto Show, Ford Tourneo, Jiangling
April 17, 2015 - Industry News
Ford will ramp up the use of carbon fiber in its vehicles as a light-weighting strategy, following an agreement with supplier DowAksa to lead to high-volume automotive use of the material that's most been used in exotic, luxury vehicles.
Tags: Ford, Carbon Fiber, Lightweighting, Specialty Cars, Vehicle Manufacturing
April 15, 2015 - Industry News
The all-new pickup, featuring a body constructed of military-grade aluminum, aces NHTSA’s frontal and side crash tests and earns an overall 5-Star score.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Crash Tests, 2015-MY, NHTSA, Ford, Aluminum
April 13, 2015 - Industry News
There are plenty of drivers who dread or avoid parallel parking, but it's really not that difficult to master. Here's some practical advice, provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance and All-Star Driver, you can pass along to fleet drivers.
Tags: Parking, Driver Safety Tips, Driving Safety, Liberty Mutual, Ford, Fleet Safety Tip of the Week
April 6, 2015 - Industry News
Ford has given additional details about how it achieved an approximately 700-pound weight reduction on its 2015 F-150 truck beyond its use of military-grade aluminum in the body panels.
Tags: Ford F-150, Ford, Aluminum, Lightweighting
March 27, 2015 - Global News
The new Ford Everest made its debut in Thailand. The SUV can carry up to seven passengers.
Tags: SUV, Ford, Thailand, Ford Everest
March 25, 2015 - Industry News
The recall covers nearly 213,000 2011-2013 model-year SUVs that may have an interior door handle problem.
Tags: Ford Explorer, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford Police Interceptor, Ford, Mid-Size SUVs
March 20, 2015 - Industry News
Ford has begun using a material known as Repreve that's derived from recycled plastic bottles to manufacture the cloth seats of the 2015 F-150 pickup and four other vehicles.
Tags: Recycling, Ford F-150, Ford, 2015-MY, Seats
Ford has reached a production milestone of 5 million EcoBoost engines with a Ford Focus equipped with the 1.0-liter three-cylinder engine built at the Michigan Assembly Plan in Wayne.
Tags: EcoBoost, Ford, Engines, Ford F-150, Turbocharging
March 17, 2015 - Industry News
Ford is renewing a partnership with Microsoft to expand its car connectivity services with a new cloud-based network called Microsoft Azure, after cutting ties last year with the software giant.
Tags: Microsoft, Ford SYNC, Connected Vehicle Technology, Ford, Infotainment Systems, Cloud-Based Technology
March 13, 2015 - Industry News
Ford has begun offering a heavy payload package with its 2015 F-150 pickup that increases the payload and towing capabilities for fleet and other commercial users.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Towing, Payload, Ford, 2015-MY
Ford has begun production of its 2015 F-150 pickup at the Kansas City Assembly Plant about four months after it began building aluminum-body trucks at its Dearborn Truck Plant in Michigan.
Tags: Ford, Ford F-150, Assembly Plant, Full-Size Pickups
March 6, 2015 - Industry News
Ford has begun building two four-cylinder EcoBoost engines for four vehicles including the Edge mid-size SUV, Mustang, Explorer mid-size SUV, and Lincoln MKC compact SUV.
Tags: Ford, Engines, EcoBoost, Ford Edge
March 3, 2015 - Product News
Ford is taking its Telogis-powered factory telematics system to a global audience in a rebranding of the existing Crew Chief platform, Ford announced on the eve of NTEA's Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
Tags: Telogis, Ford, Telematics, Analytics, Fleet Metrics, Information Technology
March 3, 2015 - Industry News
Ford's redesigned 2016 F-650 and F-750 trucks will offer a lower noise level than outgoing models mostly due to the redesigned turbo diesel engine, Ford announced on the eve of NTEA's Work Truck Show.
Tags: Ford, Ford F-650, Ford F-750, Ergonomics, 2016-MY, Work Truck Show
February 26, 2015 - Industry News
Ford has begun production of its 2015 Edge mid-size SUV and will hire 400 additional workers at the plant near Toronto where it will be built.
Tags: Vehicle Production, Ford, Ford Edge, 2015-MY, Mid-Size SUVs
February 24, 2015 - Industry News
Ford is putting 8,000 of its workers through an intensive training program to ensure everyone knows how to work with the new materials, such as aluminum panels,in the 2015 F-150 full-size pickup at its Kansas City Assembly Plant.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Ford, Vehicle Manufacturing, Assembly Plant
The service replacement steering gears, at risk for breaking, might be installed on 2008-2010 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty diesel vehicles in North America.
Tags: Diesel Engines, 2009-MY, 2010-MY, Recalls, Ford F-350, Ford F-250, 2008-MY, Ford
February 20, 2015 - Industry News
Ford is providing additional details about the snow plow prep option that's now available with the 2015 F-150 pickup.
Tags: Ford, Ford F-150, Snow Plow, 2015-MY
Ford has begun a driver-behavior study in partnership with Hewlett-Packard to gather data and better understand fleet driving habits as part of a global mobility initiative.
Tags: Hewlett-Packard, Ford, Big Data
February 18, 2015 - Industry News
John Casesa joins the Ford Motor Company after roles with Guggenheim Partners, Merrill Lynch, and General Motors.
Tags: Ford, Automotive Executives, New Hire
February 11, 2015 - Industry News
In NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program, the vehicle scores five stars each in the frontal crash test, side crash test and rollover crash test.
Tags: Crash Tests, Ford Mustang, Ford, New Car Assessment Program, 2015-MY, NHTSA, Sports Cars
February 9, 2015 - Industry News
Enhanced transitional stability technology, available on the 2015 model-year Focus, can help deliver better handling in highly dynamic driving maneuvers.
Tags: Active Safety Systems, Ford Focus, Electronic Stability Control, Collision Avoidance Technology, Ford, 2015-MY
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